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Rovell Rumored to Leave ESPN | Hashtag Sports Weekly
Thanksgiving played host to some massive NFL ratings while golf made history with its first PPV event. But things didn’t exactly go as planned... Turner hoped ‘The Match’ would showcase B/R Live as the future of sports media, but a glitch fueled linear loyalists’ doubts about streaming.
Rolling the Dice
ESPN’s godfather of #sportsbiz, Darren Rovell, is rumored to be taking his 2M Twitter followers to The Action Network (who have 42K followers). Unlike Kate Fagan, who left ESPN to due to differences in perspective on broader culture, Rovell’s move would signal a mega-bet on gambling.
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